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Nazarian out of day-to-day operations at SLS

Sam Nazarian at the grand opening of his SLS Las Vegas on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, on the Strip.

Sam Nazarian has been the driving force behind SLS Las Vegas, but he encountered serious difficulty two weeks ago when ...

Nightclub operator Hakkasan acquiring Light Group in $36 million deal

The exterior of Hakkasan at MGM Grand on Thursday, June 6, 2013, on the Las Vegas Strip.

Hakkasan Group initiated a major shakeup of the Strip’s nightlife business today with plans to acquire another prominent nightlife company, The Light Group, for $36 million. Morgans Hotel Group ...

Report: Housing outlook not ‘warm and fuzzy’

A view of new home construction in Summerlin Wednesday, July 30, 2014.

With home sales and construction plans sliding and prices flat, there’s little reason to feel “warm and fuzzy” about Las Vegas’ housing market next year, a new report says. Builders sold ...

Southwest bag workers picketing over flight delays

Cameron Cerf holds a protest sign with Southwest Airlines employees at the entrance to Love Field in Dallas, Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014. Saying Southwest Airlines is neglecting workers and its customers, baggage handlers are bringing attention to the company's slide in on-time performance as they seek a new contract after three years of negotiations.

Saying Southwest Airlines is neglecting workers and its customers, baggage handlers are bringing attention to the company's slide in on-time performance as they seek a new contract. Workers picketed and handed out leaflets to passengers at Denver and ...

Settlement reached in lawsuit over flawed Strip hotel tower

A view of the Harmon tower in CityCenter on Friday, Nov. 14, 2014. The planned 47-story tower, stopped at 26 floors, is being demolished by MGM Resorts.

A last-minute settlement avoided trial Tuesday in a massive civil breach-of-contract lawsuit involving casino giant MGM Resorts International and six of seven contractors on ...

Q+A: Las Vegas contractor talks city’s colorful past, surviving recession, stepping aside

Frank Martin, founder of Martin-Harris Construction, one of Las Vegas' biggest contractors, recently sold the company and is poised for retirement within 2 years on Thursday, December 10, 2014.

Frank Martin, the 67-year-old co-founder of Martin-Harris Construction, helped build Las Vegas, turning dirt lots into schools, office buildings and casinos. His company was hit hard by the recession, but survived. But now, with business improving, Martin is ready to call it a ...

Caesars misses $225 million interest payment

An exterior view of Caesars Palace on Thursday, June 6, 2013.

Caesars Entertainment Corp. officials say they won't make a $225 million interest payment due Monday on some of its debt as the company keeps negotiating with senior bondholders to restructure the company's finances. ...

Report: Nevada among top states for mortgage fraud

Mortgage fraud is rising nationally and remains more active in Nevada than in almost every other state, a new report shows. Some 74 percent of U.S. home loans last year involved ...

$15 million renovation at Golden Nugget completed; popular comic book store plans comeback

An exterior view of the Golden Nugget in downtown Las Vegas on Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013.

A $15 million renovation has given the Golden Nugget’s Gold Tower a sparkling look. Also, restaurant openings spread across the Las Vegas Valley, Cox Communications celebrates added services, and a popular comic-book retailer ...

Singing the praises of music therapy

Emily Rawlings, left, owns Dynamic Music Therapy. Bailey Hinz is an independent contractor.

The biggest challenge about running her business isn’t outperforming the competition, Emily Rawlings says — it’s educating the community about the existence and benefits of music therapy.

Nonprofit trying to tackle Nevada’s mental illness crisis

The Nellie Bly Leadership Society was formed to focus on raising funds and awareness to help those in need of help.

Let it snow, let it snow — please, let it snow

Across the country, the winter sports industry has increasingly struggled with unpredictable winters and decreasing snowpack, phenomena attributed to climate change. ...

For Las Vegas nightlife performers, all the club’s a circus

Aerialist Alyssa Gray rehearses in the Life nightclub at the SLS Las Vegas Thursday Sept. 25, 2014.

You don’t have to shell out big bucks for a stage show to see dazzling theatrical performances in Las Vegas. Just head to a nightclub. In Las Vegas’ nightlife scene, aerialists and clowns are a necessity, not a novelty ...

Lawsuit against Westgate owner dismissed, for now

Talks Westgate L.V. plans

Heather Atwell vows to continue the fight ...

How to balance home, office lives

The pressure to be constantly on the clock can have serious health consequences ...